Health Archive
14 December 2015, 09:30 AM ET
Want to eat for weight loss? Here's how to do it.
14 December 2015, 09:30 AM ET
Are calories really the key to weight loss?
14 December 2015, 09:30 AM ET
Many Americans are passing on their fruits and vegetables.
11 December 2015, 09:25 AM ET
Like alcohol, rich foods and tobacco, too much sleep and sitting around are not good for you — especially if they occur together.
10 December 2015, 06:11 PM ET
It may be late fall, but there's not much flu going around in the United States so far this season, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
10 December 2015, 01:55 PM ET
Traveling during the holidays with little kids can be fraught with safety issues. Here are some tips for parents.
10 December 2015, 11:36 AM ET
Injuries that occur in cheerleading tend to be more severe than those that occur in other sports, a new study finds.
10 December 2015, 12:45 AM ET
Protein is a macronutrient that is essential to building muscle mass. It is commonly found in animal products, though is also present in other sources, such as nuts and legumes.
10 December 2015, 12:01 AM ET
About 20 percent of U.S. children have problems with their cholesterol levels, such as high levels of "bad" cholesterol or low levels of "good" cholesterol, according to a new report.
09 December 2015, 06:50 PM ET
A pesticide that was once common in milk could be linked with Parkinson's disease, a new study finds.
09 December 2015, 06:30 PM ET
How happy you are doesn't seem to affect your risk of an early death, a new study from the United Kingdom suggests.
09 December 2015, 10:52 AM ET
Kids who were frequently bullied in 2nd grade have a greater risk of mental health problems in their teens and young adulthood.
09 December 2015, 12:01 AM ET
Checking on life expectancy in America…
08 December 2015, 05:39 PM ET
Most overweight Americans want to lose some pounds, but only half say they are seriously trying, a new poll suggests.
08 December 2015, 05:01 PM ET
The percentage of U.S. children who are diagnosed with ADHD is still on the rise, new research finds.
08 December 2015, 03:05 PM ET
Researchers have found a molecule that breaks down the clumps of protein linked with Alzheimer's disease.
08 December 2015, 07:53 AM ET
Children who have asthma, hay fever or eczema may also have an increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.
07 December 2015, 08:22 PM ET
A liquid form of the compound cannabidiol (CBD), which is found in marijuana, may help treat epilepsy, a small new study suggests.
07 December 2015, 02:40 PM ET
Alcohol can be a "hidden" source of calories. Here's a look at how many calories are in different alcohol drinks.
07 December 2015, 02:30 PM ET
The formula for losing weight is a simple one: Eat fewer calories than you burn. But exactly how people do this can vary. Experts emphasize that a person's approach to weight loss should be one that they can maintain long-term.
07 December 2015, 02:30 PM ET
To lose weight, most people need to reduce the number of calories they consume. Here are a few calorie-cutting tips that won't leave you feeling extra hungry.
07 December 2015, 02:30 PM ET
Exercise is important for your health, and it's a crucial part of weight loss. Here are some tips for getting more exercise.
07 December 2015, 12:17 AM ET
For children and teens, there's a new schedule that lists what should happen at each doctor's checkup.
05 December 2015, 11:04 AM ET
Dogs suffer from many of the same psychiatric and neurological disease humans do. Can studying them help diagnose and treat humans as well?
04 December 2015, 06:52 PM ET
If you've made the decision to lose weight, you might be wondering where to begin. Here are some tips for getting started on a weight loss program.
04 December 2015, 02:56 PM ET
Experts who have studied the psychology of gift giving offer their tips for making presents more meaningful.
04 December 2015, 10:32 AM ET
Here are some tweaks you make to your holiday cookies for healthier cookies (that still taste good).
03 December 2015, 06:01 PM ET
Many people who suffer from a range of general, undiagnosed symptoms blame their discomfort on sensitivity to electromagnetic field signals, but scientists are skeptical.
03 December 2015, 05:30 PM ET
Health experts are closely watching for cases of a type of superbug called CRE. Some of these bacteria contain their resistance genes in little circles of DNA called plasmids, which are easily swapped with other bacteria.
03 December 2015, 04:24 PM ET
Four Midwestern states have seen a big rise in rabbit fever cases. The disease, also called tularemia, can be transported to humans through contact with infected rabbits and rodents, as well as from bites from infected ticks.
03 December 2015, 04:08 PM ET
About half of American adults who might benefit from taking cholesterol-lowering medications aren't taking them, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
03 December 2015, 12:28 PM ET
The information carried in a man's sperm cells may depend on his body weight, a small new study finds.